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Management Plan for Wicklow Mountains National Park 2005-2009 (7944 KB)

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We are currently recruiting General Operatives

The following advertisment is for publication in the Wicklow People:

 

Temporary General Operative(s) Band 3

National Parks & Wildlife Service

Wicklow Mountains National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is looking for enthusiastic people for the coming 2015 visitor season.

The post(s) will be based at Wicklow Mountains National Park HQ in Laragh. Duties will include daily maintenance and development of facilities and grounds. A full, clean driving licence category B
is essential.

An application form and particulars of this position are available at:
http://www.ahg.gov.ie/en/Heritage/NPWSSeasonalRecruitment2015/

Completed applications should be returned by post to:
Tomás Campbell, Personnel Section, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Telephone: (01) 631 3992

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Thursday, 9th April 2015.

Canvassing will automatically disqualify and applications may be shortlisted.

The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Our Next Event:

 

Egg Fact Hunt

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Drop in any time)
Daily, 3 to 6 April

Spring is in the air, and the birds are nesting all round the National Park. To celebrate, we are organising a quick Egg Fact Hunt around the lawns by the Upper Lake. Families are invited to collect a free question sheet from the Information Office. No ‘eggs-pert’ knowledge is required. The Hunt should take about 30 minutes. Small prizes shall be available to every child that completes the Hunt.

Location: The Information Office, by the Upper Lake, Glendalough.
Practicalities: Adults & children welcome. Please bring a pen or pencil. This event is free of charge, but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow Co. Council) has a €4 charge.
Booking: Booking is not necessary. For more information, please phone 0404 45656 (Mon to Fri) or 0404 45425 (weekends).


 

 

 

 

 

National Parks & Wildlife Service, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2. Phone: +353 1 8882000 Fax: +353 1 8883272